Hampson, Audrey May (Sergeant, b.1911 - d.2005)

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Accession Number PR03893
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 2.5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Documents
Maker Hampson, Audrey May
Royal Australian Air Force
Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made 1941-1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of 94047 Sergeant Audrey May Hampson, Women’s Auxiliary Air Force, Australia, 1941-1945.

Wallet 1 of 1 – Contains four folders of material relating to Sergeant Audrey May Hampson.

Folder 1 of 4 consists of documents relating to the service of Sergeant Audrey May Hampson. This folder contains:
1x Letter from the Royal Australian Air Force No 3 Recruitment Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, 24 December 1941. This letter contains instructions for Sergeant Hampson’s enlistment as a fabric worker.
1x Letter from Rathmines Women’s Auxiliary Air Force to the Commanding Officer of the Rathmines Royal Australian Air Force Station, New South Wales, 21 October 1942. This letter is a request for Sergeant Hampson to transfer to a posting in Bundaberg, Queensland.
1x Letter from the Minister for Air to the Minister for the Army, Melbourne, Victoria, 28 February 1940. In this letter, the Minister requests that favourable consideration be made regarding Sergeant Hampson’s request to be discharged on compassionate grounds.
1x Letter from the Minister for the Army to Sergeant Hampson’s father, Mr William Hampson, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 6 March 1945. This letter relates to Sergeant Hampson’s request to be discharged on compassionate grounds.
1x Statement of Account, July-August 1945.

Folder 2 of 4 consists of one notebook of Sergeant Audrey May Hampson. This notebook, used by Sergeant Hampson in October 1942, contains handwritten notes on parachute manufacture and maintenance.

Folder 3 of 4 consists of small documents and ephemera collected by Sergeant Audrey May Hampson. This folder contains:
2x Christmas cards, 1943-c1943.
1x New South Wales Photographic Booklet.
1x Invitation to barbeque and dance, 8 Service Flying Training School, Bundaberg, Queensland, 10 November 1944.
3x Leave passes, 1942-1943.
1x Service pass, 28 May 1942.
3x Railway tickets, 1942-1943.
2x Tickets [purpose unknown], 29 July 1944.

Folder 4 of 4 consists of 11 photographs relating to the service of Sergeant Audrey May Hampson. They include portraits of Sergeant Hampson in uniform, and group photographs of Sergeant Hampson and others who served with her.